100 Amazon Reviews, 4.9 stars!

christinadodd_flowercardToday on AmazonBECAUSE I’M WATCHING reached 100 reviews/4.9 stars!

On Barnes and NobleBECAUSE I’M WATCHING has 48 reviews with an average of 4.9 stars!

On GoodreadsBECAUSE I’M WATCHING has 193/5 star ratings!

Thank you to everyone who enjoyed BECAUSE I’M WATCHING and a special thank you to everyone who spent precious time to spread the word.




“I’m a sucker for a broken man. Okay, not in real life. I mean, who actually wants a man who doesn’t shower and needs excessive amounts of therapy? However, in my fictional mind, like when reading Christina Dodd’s latest, Because I’m Watching, I adore a man who has been through things the average person cannot possibly imagine and needs the healing love and touch of a woman.” … I laughed out loud at this BECAUSE I’M WATCHING review by author Danielle Herzog from Barnes and Noble Reads. Because — isn’t that the truth? I have no desire to have a guy who is broken, but I do love to read them. And write them!

The review, titled, “Just Try to Put Down Christina Dodd’s BECAUSE I’M WATCHING: We Dare You,” was a pleasure to read and not merely because I’m the author. With quotes like, “Madeline is the ‘crazy’ neighbor across the street in the small town of Virtue Falls. And I don’t mean “crazy” as in zany and eclectic, I mean crazy as in ‘accused of murder and having witnessed the death of not only her roommates during college but also her fiancee years later'” and, “Together these two are an absolute train wreck. Or perhaps I should say, car wreck, considering they meet when Maddie drives her car into Jacob’s living room after falling asleep at the wheel,” Danielle gets right to the heart of the novel. Whether or not you’ve read BECAUSE I’M WATCHING, I hope you’ll click through to this review.

Want a good look at the hardcover? View the shimmer on this brief video.


Did you know audio books are the fastest growing sector of book sales? It’s true! Many people christina-dodd_biwaudiorittercommute to work, garden, ride bikes, knit, and everybody has to do housework. I’ve even heard that some people iron! (I’m sure that’s just a wild rumor. 😉 ) Listening to an audio book makes the time fly, so I’m thrilled to announce that BECAUSE I’M WATCHING is out in audio! Get it at Amazon or Audible. Never listened to audio books before? Everyone can listen to or download the first chapter here on my website, then get BECAUSE I’M WATCHING in audio free with an Audible trial membership!

Of course, you can also buy BECAUSE I’M WATCHING in hardcover from Amazon, Barnes and NobleKaty Books, IndieBound, Books-A-Million or your favorite local bookseller, or in eBook from Kindle, NookGooglePlayKobo,  iBooks.

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “Lord Brooding Conceited Arrogant” New Cover!

Kerrich stood behind her, so close Pamela could smell the fresh, rain-wash scent of his body and slide_historical_320catch occasional hints of enveloping warmth. Using one hand to fend him off, she said, “You’re a rake. You’re proud of it.”
“Yes, I like women.”
“Too many women.”
“How many is too many?”
“More than one.” Daringly, she said what she’d always thought. “If a man was meant to have more than one lover, he would have more than one organ.”
He burst into laughter, a whole-hearted, generous laughter. “At a time,” he said. “One woman at a time.” — Buy RULES OF ENGAGEMENT with its “handsome” new cover for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooksGooglePlay. And in paperback at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million or your favorite local bookstore.


As an experienced, mature author with 54 books in print, I’m able to receive the first copies ofChristina_Dodd_BIWBox3 400 BECAUSE I’M WATCHING, calmly hold one & OH MY GOD HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ANYTHING SO GORGEOUS IN YOUR LIFE?!? IT’S THE BEST BOOK I’VE EVER WRITTEN & IT’S THE BEST COVER I’VE EVER HAD—IT SHIMMERS!!!—AND THE ENDPAPERS ARE EVOCATIVE AND…as I said, I treat the arrival of BECAUSE I’M WATCHING with aplomb. And maturity. Soooo much maturity which involves very little squealing. Really. This is seriously beautiful. Wait until you see it in person.

Order the fabulous hardcover from Amazon, Katy Books, Books-A-Million, IndieBoundBarnes & Noble, at your favorite bookstore, or in eBook: Kindle, Nook, GooglePlay, iBooks and Kobo. 

Guess who has a mistake on her new OBSESSION FALLS paperback cover?

Yes, it’s me. No, this isn’t as wonderful as the three-armed cover, but my publisher did send me a horrified email about the blunder on the newly-released OBSESSION FALLS paperback. I’ll give you a hint. Every letter on this cover should be part of an actual English word.



Can’t find it? Look on the spine on the top right under St. Martin’s Press. That is supposed to read NOVEL. Not MNUDK.

My agent asked if it was a three-armed MNUDK.
My husband very seriously explained MNUDK is the Klingon word for novel.
Do you have a funny thought about my OBSESSION FALLS MNUDK…er, novel? I’d love to hear it!


Just released! RULES OF SURRENDER:  Governess Brides is out now in paperback and e-book with this brooding Christina_Dodd_RULES OF SURRENDERnew cover. Think The King and I with no singing and great sex! Buy RULES OF SURRENDER in paperback with the new cover at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million or your favorite local bookstore.
Buy RULES OF SURRENDER for your Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks.

Just released! OBSESSION FALLS in paperback and e-book!

Just released! OBSESSION FALLS in paperback and e-book! Get OBSESSION FALLS in paperback at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million or at your local bookseller, or for Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, GooglePlay.
* From Bookbub: Books to Read If You Love Nora Roberts. “Why we recommend it (OBSESSION FALLS)ChristinaDodd_NoraRoberts_pp: If you’re a fan of Nora’s In Death series, you’ll delight in this tale of suspense by another master of the genre. Dodd delivers an engrossing mystery, a strong heroine, as well as revenge, suspense, and—of course—romance.”
* “That ending! Holy bleep! Still reeling over that!” —PJ Ausdenmore, reviewer for the Romance Dish, on letting me know she named OBSESSION FALLS one of her best books of 2015! Another honor for the quaint (and deadly) coastal town of Virtue Falls.
* Library Journal: “Best of the Year.”
*BookPage: “Best of the Year.”
* Starred BookList review.”The plot’s twists and turns are handled with a positively Hitchcockian touch, while the brilliantly etched characters, polished writing, and unexpected flashes of sharp humor are pure Dodd.”
* BookPage Top Pick. “A spooky, nerve-stretching read that is sure to please Dodd’s many fans.”
* RT Reviews Top Pick. “The evolution of this heroine from everyday individual to relentless survivor adds an intensity that will keep you on the edge of your seat.”
* Starred Library Journal review. “A remarkable mesmerizing series.”
I love getting these honors! But it’s you who make my heart sing when you send me letters and talk to me online about the Virtue Falls series. Every time I hear from you, it’s a present. Thank you!

New! Christina Dodd’s Stone Circle Rocks!

The answer to your question — After the solstice, what does one do with this massive monument for the Christina_Dodd_StoneWriting_ppremaining 364 days of the year? All new article with lots of photos, just in time for the summer solstice!

My first copies!

Look what I just received! The first paperback copies of OBSESSION FALLS, out June 28. Ritter is so thrilled he can Christina_Dodd_OFG_Ritterhardly keep his eyes open…

(I’ll be autographing in Houston. Details here! I’d love to see you there.)

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